Parent Escape: 5 Luxury Stays for Valentines

With Covid-safe resort measures in place, there’s no reason why you and your sweetheart shouldn’t spend Valentine’s Day planning a pampering, relaxing, kid-free vacation. 

By Maria De La O



This year, more than ever, we’re feeling the need to flee—flee children, flee Zoom meetings, flee home-cookin’. If you feel the same, and we know you do, drop off the kids with grandma (as long as she’s gotten her second vaccine) and take a little trip to luxury with these five ROAM-curated destinations. 

We know it’ll be tough to get away for Valentine’s 2021 – but it’s a great day to make plans for a future parent escape. You deserve it.


Civana Wellness Resort & Spa – Carefree, Arizona

Couples’ Connection Package. The two of you are invited to kick the 2020 blues away and reconnect at Civana’s world-class spa and resort. Civana promises to help you nurture your romance through a customized itinerary of elements that will let you “bond physically, emotionally and spiritually.” As part of the package, guests will enjoy a $250 nightly resort credit per person to use toward dining, spa or wellness experiences. The resort will also offer a special Valentine’s Day menu on Saturday and Sunday evenings at its seasonal, local restaurant, Terras. Find out more. 


Jamaica Inn – Ocho Rios, Jamaica 

 Sun & Spa Package. Jamaica Inn lets couples indulge this Valentine’s Day with relaxing spa treatments, Jamaican sun and some amazing deals. Now through February 28, couples who stay 3 nights will receive 1 extra night at 50% off, a 5-night stay will receive 1 extra night free and an 11-night stay will receive an extra 3 complimentary nights. Guests will also receive a $50 credit per room per stay to use at The Ocean Spa for romantic rest and relaxation. Find out more


La Bergerie Villas & Guesthouse – South of France

Valentine’s Day Special Amenities. Upon arrival, guests will be greeted with romantic décor in the form of rose petals and personal bouquets of roses. You can then enjoy a spa treatment, such as a couple’s massage and facial, at the in-house spa. A private couple’s yoga class can also be arranged. Guests can enjoy a luxury hamper and Champagne for a picnic lunch in the beautiful surrounding private gardens; a private in-residence wine tasting or mixology master class can also be arranged. A three-course gourmet dinner by a professional chef is another possibility (accompanied by a serenade from a pianist, of course). Sure, France just shut down inbound travel until late spring 2021 – but that’ll give you more time to plan, right? Find out more.


Marriott Puerto Vallarta Resort & Spa – Mexico

Share the Love at Ohtli Spa. The Ohtli Spa package includes a 50-minute Swedish massage, a 25-minute anti-fatigue facial and a hydrotherapy circuit, consisting of the sauna, steam bath, Jacuzzi, immersion tubs and pressure shower. Guests are encouraged to treat themselves to a complimentary mimosa or margarita in the relaxation room at the end of their day. (We recommend drinking a lot of water with that cocktail after all that massage and hydrotherapy!) Find out more. 


Moxy South Beach by Marriot – Miami

Foreplay package. The Moxy, which just opened this month, is honoring Valentine’s Day with a package of mezcal, oysters, vinyl records and sexy dice. This cheeky offer is complete with all the essentials for a romantic evening out and a naughty night in. Guests receive a dozen oysters and two signature mezcal cocktails at Serena, Moxy’s open-air rooftop restaurant and bar, plus something called “Sexy 6 Dice.” Check out one of the hotel’s free in-room record players and “aphrodisiac album collections,” with vinyls designed to get you in the mood. (Marvin Gaye, anyone?) And if you just can’t bear to leave Fido with your parents, don’t worry, the Moxy is a pet-friendly hotel. Starting at $258 per night, this offer is available for booking online. Find out more. 





Maria De La O

ROAM Executive Editor


Magazine editor. Documentary filmmaker. Copy expert. Mother. Traveler. Maria brings it all to the pages of ROAM. 

February 2021

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